Start: 12:30 pm
Highlands Ranch: Come learn the stories of the Mile High City. You will learn how Denver was founded and the roles played by William Larimer, John Evans, and others. We will trace the development of this resilient city that has enjoyed tremendous booms and weathered debilitating busts. Bring your favorite Denver trivia to share! PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series.
Start: 7:30 pm
Historic LoDo: BK Loren has worked as a naturalist, assistant chef, ranch hand, furniture maker, UPS driver, college professor and many other things. She attended the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and currently teaches writing at Chatham University’s low residency program, the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, and other venues throughout North America. She is a winner of the Mary Roberts-Rinehart National Fellowship and her work has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes three times. The author of the bestselling novel Theft, Loren will read from and sign her new book Animal, Mineral, Radical: Essays on Wildlife, Family, and Food (Counterpoint). Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org BK Loren’s website
Start: 7:30 pm
Highlands Ranch: James Humes, a former speechwriter for Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, and Reagan and the author of numerous books, including The Wit and Wisdom of Ronald Reagan, will join us to discuss and sign his new book Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman (Regnery). Winston Churchill was known as a great leader and a fearless prime minister. But a fortune teller? Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman reveals the astonishingly accurate predictions of the famed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and how his critics perceived them throughout his political career. Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: email@example.com